Paintings & Books parallels

What is art if not another form of storytelling? Every frame surrounding a painting is like the cover of a book, forever holding a story in its embrace. It is not surprising then when we are met with this palpable reverential silence in art museums, as people turn in on themselves and allow their minds […]

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II. Classics Recommendations

Since my first post about classics, I have managed to accumulate quite a hefty list of favourites that I completely adore, so I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to share some of them with you. You have probably heard about most of these books but if you haven’t read them yet,  I will try to […]

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2019 Reading Review

What a year it has been! A year full of incredible stories,  new adventures, dark moments but also newfound courage. I am so thankful for each and every second of 2019, even the ones where I was lost in the darkest and most horrifying corridors of my mind, because I’ve learnt so much about myself. […]

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Quotes from Middle Earth

While reading the Lord of the Rings series this year, I managed to accumulate quite a number of quotes from the books that have truly resonated with me. Some of them are extremely hilarious, while others are a reminder of the hardships of life and why we need to keep on walking. I think my […]

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Festive Season

It is finally December, which means time for me to start listening to Christmas songs on repeat and watch all of my favourite Christmas films! I think I love the expectant build up to Christmas more than I actually love Christmas day, probably because that feeling of having something to look forward to adds some […]

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The Starless Sea || Book Review

“Strange, isn’t it? To love a book. When the words on the pages become so precious that they feel like part of your own history because they are. It’s nice to finally have someone read stories I know so intimately.” Imagine a place where stories are inscribed on autumn leaves or carved onto rocks. Stories […]

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Autumn Book Tag

Since we’re almost halfway through October already, I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to do this wonderful Autumn Book Tag created by the lovely Viktoria from Seelieknight. It encompasses everything that I love about this season. Best autumnal themed book cover? Which fictional friend group would you trust with a Ouija board? Which book setting would you […]

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That Autumn Feeling

The dark season is finally upon us! It’s the season of colours and shadows, cold mornings and warm beds, haunted houses and cheerful firesides. I cannot properly articulate how much I love this time of year. I can still remember myself getting excited over the prospect of going back to school, brimming with brand new […]

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What books have taught me

There is always something new to learn from a book, be it a life lesson, a personal revelation or a new word to add to your vocabulary. Literature has been my main source of comfort and support throughout my life and I am forever grateful for every book that I’ve read, even the ones that […]

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Summer Classicsathon Diary

The lovely Lucy from @lucythereader [both on Youtube and Instagram] hosts a summer readathon that focuses solely on classics.  The only challenge for this year was to read at least one classic during the month of August. I am happy to say that I managed to read more than one and enjoyed most of them! […]

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